Economic and Trade Policy
Economic and trade policies are a major focus for the University and for policy makers. These researchers are actively engaging with the policy process and would welcome further engagement from policy makers.
Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Regional Economic Engagement
Director of the City-Region Economic Development Institute (City-REDI)
Professor of International Business and Innovation
The Department of Strategy and International Business
Simon Collinson has recently taken up the role of Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Regional Economic Engagement at the University of Birmingham. He is also Director of City-REDI, the City-Region Economic Development Institute and a Professor of International Business and Innovation at Birmingham Business School where he was the Dean from 2012-2016. Simon is Chair of the Chartered Association ...
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Professor of International Legal Studies
Birmingham Law School
Rilka Dragneva-Lewers is Professor of International Legal Studies at Birmingham Law School. She works on regional integration, EU external policy, legal reform and international diffusion of norms with a special reference to Eastern Europe. Her recent publications focus on Eurasian economic integration and its overlaps with EU initiatives in the post-Soviet region. Rilka’s work has strong ...
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Director of Admissions and Recruitment
The Department of Economics
Professor Robert Elliott is an applied economist who works at the intersection of international economics, development economics, environmental and energy economics and international business. He has a particular interest in the Chinese economy, firm behaviour, natural disasters and the impact of globalisation on the environment.
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Head of Birmingham Law School
Birmingham Law School
Professor Robert Lee is Head of the Law School and the Director of the Centre for Legal Education and Research at the University of Birmingham. He has acted as specialist adviser to the European Parliament, the European Commission, the House of Commons and the National Assembly for Wales and has worked for the Department for the Environment in Northern Ireland (drafting ...
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Professor of Social Policy
Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology
Karen is a Professor of Social Policy in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, as well as being Director of Research for the College of Social Sciences and Deputy Director of the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM).
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